Horseshoe Steps, view south (1)

 
Accession number GP 42-60
Alternative title Horseshoe steps before remodeling, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Swimming Pool and Loggia, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1935
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand designed the Horseshoe Steps and fountain.

The Horseshoe Steps as they appeared during the construction phase beginning in 1930 and before placement of the shell fountain in 1935.

Photograph undated, probably taken during 1930-1935 construction phase. Note similarities to GP 42-61.

Three copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Horseshoe steps before remodelling [sic]. Also handwritten: Horseshoe steps before remodeling; B-125.

Copy 2, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Horseshoe steps before remodelling [sic]. Also handwritten: Horseshoe steps before remodeling; B-125; Walkways & Steps.

Copy 3, verso: handwritten: Swimming Pool, Horseshoe steps before remodelling [sic].

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

steps (stair units)
brick (clay product)
shrubs
pavements (surface elements)
horseshoe-shaped
fountains
pools
black-and-white photographs
photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)